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Antonio de la Torre
Silvia Pérez Cruz
A Twelve Year Night (Carlos Catalán)
1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: “As we can’t kill them, let’s drive them mad.” The three men will remain in solitary confinement for twelve years. Among them is Pepe Mujica – later to become president of Uruguay.ca – former president of Uruguay and current Latin-American ideological leader-, Eleuterio Fernández Huidobro and Mauricio Rosencof.